San Francisco voters have just fired woke prosecutor, California District Attorney, Chesa Boudin, by booting him out of office in a recall vote. The vote was sparked by a successful petition drive calling for Boudin to be removed from office.
According to early results, the recall vote wasn’t even close, with 61% choosing to fire Boudin.
Many blame Boudin’s soft-on-crime approach for the rising crime rates in San Francisco, which included gangs of shoplifters pillaging stores.
Breitbart provides more details on Boudin and the vote:
Boudin, the son of convicted Weather Underground militant David Gilbert, was among the first of a cohort of left-wing prosecutors elected on to pursue “criminal justice reform,” vowing to stop prosecuting “quality of life” crimes.
His recall — in the country’s most left-wing city — sends a warning to left-wing prosecutors nationwide, dozens of whom have been elected in the past few years with the help of millions of dollars in spending by left-wing billionaire George Soros.
Apparently, it has gotten so bad, that San Francisco reporters can’t even do news reports on the city’s growing crime rate without getting robbed:
And then they wonder why everyone is abandoning California: